I created a profile back when I set up my account but now I've discovered that I'm also supposed to write a bio as well. Why both, what's the difference, where will the bio appear (I know where my profile appears) and what is the purpose of attaching some of my articles to my bio?
Your bio will show up on the article. You can choose specific bios for the type of article that you have written. Your bio should show your expertise on the articles topic to help build trust and confidence with your reader. We highly recommend authors creating specific bios. Thanks for asking!
Very very few readers will ever read your profile - that exists mainly to introduce yourself to other Hubbers. The vast majority of readers arrive at HubPages from Google, and probably don't even notice who you are. Such readers are usually looking for information on something, so they are far more likely to look for related Hubs than to wonder about who wrote the Hub.
I know it's a blow to the ego but it's the way HubPages works!
So your bio is your one chance to let your readers know a bit about you, because it shows on the Hubs you choose.
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by Lori Colbo 25 hours ago
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by Natalie Cookson 10 months ago
I've had an article edited to move to a niche site and an author bio has been added, but I'm pretty sure it's not one I've written. The author bio I did have seems to have disappeared and the other articles that it was included on now have the new bio. Not a big deal, but I didn't...
by Megan McInnis 7 months ago
This is different from another question from a writer who was referring to the bios that are customized to different articles. I'm just trying to add a bio to my Profile Page, and get it to STAY. By going to "Edit Profile" I'm able to write my bio in the appropriate box, then hit...
by Jean Bakula 20 hours ago
I hate the new format, and that my readers have to hunt for my work, especially since I write in a variety of niches.I have read that after a person clicks "About" on the Profile page, then they can click "Articles." Mine doesn't work, when I click articles nothing happens.
by Alison Puchert 16 months ago
What does "Bio is on your profile" mean?
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